Chicken Situation Report, April - June 2018
Total chicken production for the second quarter of 2018 was 462,335 metric tons, liveweight. It increased by 4.47 percent from previous year’s level of 442,567 metric tons. Of the total chicken production, 82.15 percent were contributed by the broiler chicken type.
Most of the regions (except for Cagayan Valley and Eastern Visayas) posted positive growth in production. Central Luzon remains the top producing region for chicken with 176,890 metric tons. Bulk of the production were recorded in the regions of Central Luzon, CALABARZON and Northern Mindanao. These regions accounted for 63.41 percent of the total chicken production. (Table 1)